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Historical Architect at Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC in El Paso, Texas

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Historic Architect, El Paso, TX (ID# 13932 )

Cherokee Nation is the largest federally recognized tribe in the United States. The tribal government works to build an economic footprint that makes local and regional economies flourish. One of the drivers of Cherokee Nation's prosperity and stability is Cherokee Nation Businesses (CNB), the independent holding company that builds the tribe's diverse economic portfolio.

For the past 50 years, CNB has operated companies serving a wide variety of industries. Whether it's hospitality and gaming or providing strategic services to the federal government, CNB blends its heritage of ingenuity with modern business experience to build strategic business solutions, solve complex challenges and serve clients around the world.

In 2017, CNB generated more than $1 billion in revenue and has more 6,500 employees across the globe. Each year, 100 percent of its profits are reinvested in strengthening local communities and growing the economy through commerce and job creation.

CNB is headquartered in Tulsa, Okla. and has regional offices in the following locations;

  • Columbia, Maryland
  • Crystal City, Virginia
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Dover, Delaware
  • Ft. Collins, Colorado
  • Huntsville, Alabama
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Shirley, Massachusetts
  • Tampa, Florida

Federal contracting has become a core competency of CNB over the past six years. CNB has 30 active companies who market to the federal government focusing on six service lines; technology, health sciences, consulting, environmental and construction, engineering and manufacturing and distribution and logistics.

Since 2012, these companies have won more than $3.15 billion in federal contracting dollars and have served more than 60 federal agencies.


Fort Bliss Army Reservation is an active training facility located in the extreme western part of the State of Texas at El Paso and the south-central area of the State of New Mexico. The reservation occupies approximately 1.2 million acres covering two states and three counties. Our client, the Environmental Division of its Directorate of Public Works is responsible for the oversight of the installation's natural and cultural resources ensuring compliance with environmental policy, programs and legislation, managing the Region Environmental Program in support of the Army's environmental strategy for pollution prevention, compliance, restoration and conservation.

We are seeking a qualified individual to provide services to monitor approximately 1200 work orders and 40,000 service orders per year that include observation and monitoring construction activities that have the potential to affect Fort Bliss historic properties.


  • Integrate cultural resources data in the cultural resource databases, including GIS geodatabases.
  • Monitor approximately 1200 work orders and 40,000 service orders per year that include observation and monitoring activities that have the potential to affect Fort Bliss historic properties.
  • Report problematic historical preservation compliance violations to the Fort Bliss Historical Architect
  • Provide architectural compliance solutions that may include preparation of architectural drawings (40 drawings per year at approximately five hours per drawing)
  • Use computer based drafting programs
  • Perform project reviews that may include landscape issues
  • Assist with other Historical Resources Team projects/assignment such as letter and report writing
  • Assist in the field with assessments and conservation projects
  • Assist with compliance activities associated with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended.


This position will not have supervisory authority.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture, Historical Architecture, History (with a concentration in military history) or a degree in a related field appropriate for the tasks assigned
  • Experience may be substituted in part for education; specifically six (6) years of related field experience under the supervision of a professional who meets the requirements for a Principal Investigator-Historical Architect (PI-HA) may be substituted for a bachelor's degree
  • No less than two (2) years' experience in historic properties field work
  • Must Meet the Secretary of Interior Professional Qualifications found at
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with the Secretary of Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and Section 106 Compliance
  • Ability and proficiency to use Microsoft (MS) Office® software to prepare and modify reports, documents and data tracking
  • Ability to communicate complex regulatory concepts and requirements to personnel lacking a technical background in simple, succinct, and comprehensible language
  • Ability to obtain Fort Bliss driver-training cards and operate a motor vehicle
  • Have or obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) for base entry.


The duties of this position are primarily performed in a climate controlled office environment. No travel outside the local area is anticipated.

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please visit the following two sites:

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